The Green Evolution: Sustainable Chemistry in Global Scholarly Education
Join our roundtable of experts to learn about the latest in green chemistry innovations, and how green chemistry education is shaping our future world.
- How the current economic, socio-political, and safety/environmental trends all favor green chemistry innovations
- Why green chemistry is a promising and emerging area, involving multidisciplinary teams, and encompassing new applications of chemical skills
- How green chemistry education plays a role in reshaping chemistry’s image, contributing to a better world tomorrow
2021 ACS President &
US Department of Agriculture
Highly Distinguished Research Fellow, Boehringer-Ingelheim &
co-chair, ACS Pharmaceutical Roundtable
Professor of Sustainable Chemistry and Material Resources,
Director, Scientific Advancement, American Chemical Society
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
H. N. Cheng, Ph.D.
2021 ACS President
Research Chemist at USDA Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans
H. N. Cheng obtained his B.S. from UCLA and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As part of this work, he has been involved with the use of biobased materials, biocatalysis, green processing, and green methodology. He is currently a Research Chemist at USDA Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans. Prior to 2009, he was Senior Research Fellow at Hercules Incorporated (now Ashland, Inc.) in Wilmington, Delaware, where he held various R&D and managerial positions.